Hyloscirtus charazani (Vellard, 1970)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Hyloscirtus > Species: Hyloscirtus charazani

Hyla charazani Vellard, 1970, Rev. Mus. Argent. Cienc. Nat. Bernardino Rivadavia, Cienc. Zool., 10: 16. Holotype: MACN, by original designation. Type locality: "Charazani, [Departamento La Paz,] Bolivia".

Hyloscirtus charazaniFaivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84; Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, Salerno, and Meza-Joya, 2018, Zootaxa, 4382: 121. 

Boana charazaniWiens, Fetzner, Parkinson, and Reeder, 2005, Syst. Biol., 54: 743, by implication.

Colomascirtus charazani — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 30. 

English Names

Charazani Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 54).


Provincia Bautista Saavedra in cloud forest in the Departamento La Paz, Bolivia, 2700–3200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


In the Hyla albopunctata group according to the original publication. Very similar to Hyla armata according to De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 32. In the Hyloscirtus armatus group of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 84. Lötters, Reichle, Faivovich, and Bain, 2005, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ., 40: 182, provided the Bautista Savedra record and described the tadpole. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 249. In Hyloscirtus species group B of Sánchez, 2010, Copeia, 2010: 351–363.

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